"He had a pretty significant heel injury," Rand said. "There was significant soft tissue swelling."
Garcia is putting his regular weight on the heel now without pain, Rand said.
When Garcia resumes game action, he'll do so in extended spring games. Once he is deemed ready to move on to the next step, he'll progress to Triple-A Toledo.
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